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negotiations on a contract with b.a.r.t. shortly after that, a b.a.r.t. representative responded. antoinette brian, the president of the local transit union, says they have heard from the public and share in their concern about a disruption in service. therefore, they've decided not to issue a 72-hour notice to strike. she went on to say they want to leave every opportunity open to try and get this deal done and blamed b.a.r.t. management for the lack of forward movement. she says the unions have pushed, and the b.a.r.t. district has not moved. >> right now, our country is being held hostage by a small group in washington, d.c. and here in the bay area, the public is being held hostage as well as the union membership by a small group of b.a.r.t. leadership who have refused to show that leadership. right now, there's a failure by b.a.r.t.'s leadership. the board of directors are holding the area hostage. >> we are continuing to talk. we're talking tonight, and i don't want to go any further
into characterizing how the negotiations are going. the mediators asked us not to publicly talk about what's going on. we're going to leave the bargaining at the bargaining table. >> reporter: b.a.r.t.'s spoke person says they're working very hard to find a negotiated settlement and willing to continue talks well past the deadline at midnight thursday. any given work day, some 400,000 passengers rely on b.a.r.t. to get where they need to go. earlier today the municipal transit agency issued a warning to commuters to review their contingency plans. they say if b.a.r.t. strikes and if that happens this month, it willikely have a bigger impact than the four-day strike back in july because more people are headed to work and taking their kids to school. the governor has already used his one-time-on the legal privilege to call for a 60 day cooling off period. he says it is now up to the two sides to work it out. live in oakland, kimberly terry, nbc bay area news.
>> could be some progress. thank you. find the latest updates on our website, a good resource, nbcbayarea.com. also sign up for breaking news e-mail alerts and find resources on alternate routes in case of a strike. a south bay drug ring dealt a major blow. the santa clara county sheriffs department says a two-year investigation led them to more than $1 million in meth and a huge stash of cash. tonight detectives are working to track down a man they describe as their primary suspect. nbc bay area's george kitiama joins us. >> reporter: they're looking for the primary suspects, a san jose man. when you take $1 million worth of druk drugs of the street, investigators say that's a huge blow to any drug operation. certainly the amount of cash seized. $825,000 is one of the most significant amounts ever seized here in santa clara county. the money came from the drug trafficking, itself. detectives seized 29 pounds of meth, four pounds of cocaine and
one pound of heroin and this was a two-year investigation that ended with a search warrant of a home in east san jose. investigators are not ruling out the possibility that this operation has ties to mexico and the meth apparently was high pure quality. more than 90%. and was ready to hit the streets. this is a major distribution operation that has been shut down. >> so it's obviously a huge amount of money. i don't think we've ever seized $825,000 worth of cash. also if you look at the amount of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin here, it's a huge seizure. >> reporter: and this investigation is clearly not over. the primary suspect still out there, his name is jose jimenez, 22 years old and it was at his home that this bust took place. live in san jose, nbc bay area news. >> george, thank you. to the east ba a hayward police officer resigned today after he was booked into jail on charges of extortion. officer romeo aberin was arrested after the department says a woman came forward saying
he questioned her about possible forged prescriptions and then instead of arresting her, he demanded money. the police chief says her department as a zero tolerance policy for corruption. >> i'm hoping by conducting this press conference as well if there are additional victims that they will reach out to the police department so we may comprehensively investigate that as well. that's why we're being very public about this as well. is to make sure that there haven't been any additional victims. >> chief urban says the hiring process has grown more rigorous in the two years since she's become chief and background checks for new officer are more comprehensive. federal government not the nonl thing in the midst of a shutdown. pg&e was ordered to shut down a pipeline under a stretch of san carlos. the city says the pipeline is putting the community at risk of an explosion like the very one that devastated the city of san bruno back in 2010. nbc bay area's kris sanchez joins us live, at san carlos, what the city wants and so far all pg&e has done is reduce the
pressure on that line. >> reporter: they're calling it a shutdown, jess. the city wants some certainty. they say that, rather pg&e says the line that runs underneath where i'm standing for four miles between highway 101 and 280 is safe. the city says according to pg&e's own documents, they can't possibly say that's true. on the surface, it's a normal monday afternoon in san carlos. underground, a catastrophe may be brewing. the city of san carlos got a san mateo county judge to order pg&e to temporarily shut down line 147. it's a gas line which the utility tested with hydropressure in 2011 which then sprang a leak a year later. when that happened, pg&e engineer wrote an e-mail asking your are we sitting on another san bruno?" >> good pitch. >> reporter: looking out at his players, coach mike doyle hopes the city presses for answers. >> if there's a risk given what happened in san bruno, you know, i fully support them doing the
testing. >> reporter: the city of san carlos declared a state of emergency to get the utility to deactivate the line above which 3,000 to 5,000 people live. pg&e is complying with the court order but disagrees with the claim that line 147 is unsafe. >> line 147 is absolutely safe. if the pipeline had not been operating safely, it would not have been operating, period. >> the city feels based on pg&e's own information that pg&e ought not be making that statement. that they just don't know. >> reporter: the city cites a discrepancy between the kind of well found near the site of the leak in 2012 and the kind of wells listed in pg&e records. >> they don't know what all the material that comprises line 147 is made out of. they don't know the age of all the material or where it came from in line 147. >> reporter: the pg&e spokeswoman says the utility is trying to rebuild trust three years after the san bruno blast but at least in san carlos, it
doesn't seem to be wonking. >> the perception in san kor los, we don't know if we're safe now. until we do, we want to see line 147 kept shutdown. >> reporter: to begin, the city is maintaining a state of emergency for itself. and they are negotiating back and forth with pg&e. the judge set a hearing date for october 23rd. by the way, in the meantime, none of the folks in this area are having any service disruptions because while 147, that line is shut down, there are other description lines that are getting the gas where it needs to be. in san carlos, kris sanchez, nbc bay area use. >> kris, thank you. a suspect in a downtown san jose murder was arrested in las vegas and is now expected to be extradited to the bay area. this is a picture of 24-year-old s shaun moore. accused of chasing down and shooting ramone garcia in august. the crime was captured on surveillance video from a nearby
home. way edited the video so it does not show the actual shooting. here it is. it's the middle of the day. see garcia, the victim, riding a bike into a parking lot near north third and east julian streets. the f gunman follows and shoots fgarca and flees. garcia died at a local hospital. town homes in oakland got exclusive upgrades today. former president and music legends picked up hammers to help with finishing touches. nbc bay area with famous helping hands at habitat for humanity. >> reporter: he handled the tools like a pro. former president jimmy carter in oakland today marking the 30th year of building homes for habitat for humanity. >> i think it's just great. these are going to be wonderful apartments at a fairly modest cost. at least for this area. you know, rent and homes are very expensive.
>> reporter: along this avenue, just south of the coliseum, a neighborhood with more of its share of crime. just last week a group working here was robbed. >> i heard about it. i regret the theft of the thing, and it's kind of a shame, particularly not only to steal from another person, but to steal from people who are looking for a good house for the first time in their life. it's kind of a double trap. >> reporter: a neighborhood today, though, filled with hope and star power. country stars garth brooks and trisha yearwood building window sills and feeling pretty good about it. >> it's always humbling to be here and see everybody working so hard. >> what i also like is it's not choos choosy. you look out here and won't find a third percentage of race or anything, but you'll find a whole mix. that's the face of love there. >> reporter: 12 affordable units. one just right for maria. she can finally call it her own. >> i'm very happy. that's good for my kids for the future.
>> reporter: she's also thrilled to say her crew, quite well known. >> we're not bosses. we know we're servants. thank you. >> thank you. >> reporter: mr. carter wases asked his thoughts on a former president out here working while a government shutdown is happening. he said maybe both sides need to take a cue from the type of work that goes on here at habitat for humanity. meantime, tomorrow the whole show goes on the road. they'll pick up again in san jose. in oakland, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >> nice to see the former president in town. might have missed it, the a's played this morning. they're one win away from advancing to round two of the playoffs. today in detroit, a 10:00 a.m. start. the a's hit three home runs to beat the tigers 6-3. what you're looking at now, bad blood in the bottom of the ninth inning. grant belfor and victor martinez exchanged harsh words which led to this. the benches were cleared. no punches were thrown. bottom line. the a's lead this best of five series two games to one. here it is.
if they win tomorrow afternoon, the a's will advance to the american league championship series. new at 6:00, cleans up the city or chasing people out? why a cost-cutting plan in san francisco is stirring criticism. is it pushing society's most vulnerable out? and a close call off the coast after a shark encounter. the survival story from a popular surf spot. and why your twitter chatter matters. the site's new impact. and good evening, i'm jeff ranieri in the nbc bay area weather center. cool front passing across california right now. that is spreading cloud cover. no rain right now, but yes, showers on the way. we're going to detail that for you coming up in a few minutes.
shows us why some believe it's only targeting the homeless. >> reporter: for many the towering pine trees and woodsy terrain of san francisco's golden gate park is a temporary escape from urban living. for dozens of others like brandon, the park is home. >> not bad. it's just basically camping in the woods in the inner city. it's all it is. >> reporter: for the last seven months, he has lived in golden gate park camping among the trees with a group of other homeless youth. >> we're one big family. we chose this lifestyle to live without having to pay rent. >> reporter: but a new proposal by san francisco board of supervisors would for the first time set uniform hours at all city parks from midnight toing a a.m. he and his friends would have to move on. >> everybody would move up. and i think that would be worse for, say, the tourism, you know, people coming in and spending money. >> reporter: it's said the
legislation isn't aimed at rousing the homeless but preventing vandalism. >> we have a major problem in our park system with middle of night vandalism. metal theft, people coming in and just destroying park property. >> reporter: a board of supervisors committee today took up the proposal. park supervisors described everything from smashed benches and windows to cut down trees. >> this is a beautiful palm tree which someone tried to saw half of it and finally gave up. >> reporter: police point out it's already illegal to sleep or camp in the parks. supporters say uniform hours would make it easier for police to enforce those rules. >> and so it would be an open invitation for a park patrol officer to pull them over and say, what are you up to? >> reporter: longtime park inhabitants believe the legislation is merely aimed at chasing out the homeless. >> i think it's about harassm t harassment. i think it's about being able to write tickets, being able to control the homeless people.
>> reporter: the board of supervisors committee today passed the motion without recommendation, leaving final details to be worked out before the full board later this month. joe rosato jr., nbc bay area news. a surfer is recovering tonight after he was bitten by a shark in humboldt county. the man was surfs near eureka, north jetty. it's just outside the entrance to humboldt bay. a friend showed us the surfboard with the shark bite marks in it. someone also posted a sign at the beach to warn other surfers. fortunately, there were plenty of people catches waves yesterday morning when the attack happened. no word on what kind of shark bite, what kind of shark bit the surf surfer's thigh. last october at the same beach, another surfer was attacked by a great white shark. he, too, survived. firefighters are monitoring hot spots in yuerba buena island for the three-acre fire.
firefighters are going to stay on the scene until the hot spots are out. that fire started in a ray gene before 8:00 last night. it was tough to fight, too, because the blaze of the location and it was hard to find the cause for that reason as well. the battalion chief says they're fwoings going to make adjustments to be prepared to fight fires in this terrain in the future. thousands of pilings soaked will be removed from the bay to clean up the habitat for the birds. the "mij" reports a $2 million grant for the national fish and wildlife foundation will fund this cleanup program. they once supported fishing piers and boesch launches. pacific herring often use the pilings and other hard surfaces to spawn. it is a by-product of the coal industry and scientists are concerned that chemicals could contaminate into the herring eggs. the research company nielsen has a new rating that measured twitter chatter about tv shows. the twitter tv ratings tallies
the number of people tweeting about a program as well as how many users are viewing the treats. they'd already done some analysis of the tweets and found the number of people viewing tweets about shows are 50 times larger than the number of people tweeting about tv. also see the huge jump in tweets about live tv just in the last year. he also says the benchmark will complement their traditional ratings as well. we're not completely 100% spoiled. there are clouds in the forecast. let's bring in chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. >> hey there, raj and jess. we're looking at cloud cover again for today. lot of serious blowing across the upper levels of the sky courtesy of this cool front currently passing north of the golden gate. we're not expecting rainfall from this for tonight but have wetter weather changes coming our way. let's get you outside to the high definition view on this monday. not a bad start to the week. in san jose right now, it is dry. some of the last rain was on september the 21st. we had .039 in san francisco.
in san jose, we had more. the sky camera network to our other camera location and you'll see throughout san francisco, looking very beautiful for this evening. again. some of those serous clouds moving across the sky. looks like a painting. as we go look at the forecast, as we head throughout tuesday, we'll start with clouds, but even with a few clouds overhead, it's going to do little to help us from cooling off. it's going to be another chilly start. upper 40s, low 50s inland. by 11:00 a.m., mainly sunny skies and temperatures going a little bit cooler as we head throughout the tuesday forecast. the culprit of getting the cooler weather in here, eventually some showers. this area of low pressure is going to drop down as we head throughout tuesday. primarily for wednesday, that's when we'll see those showers increase. if you want a lot of rainfall, it's not going to take the storm track for that. for that to happen, we'd need this area of low pressure to be over the pacific. it's going to move across the land, hence a drier scenario. right now, isolated showers for wednesday and we'll also see coming of 5 to 20 degrees. on the three-day forecast, the
numbers continuing to go down through thursday. at the coastline, mid 60s. right now, big-time changes coming our way for wednesday. we'll continue to track the storm system for wednesday coming up later on. >> jeff, see you shortly. a national honor for a bay area neighborhood. a tech tycoon giving back. what's doing to make an investment in the future of kids in san francisco. it's making hundreds of people sick across california. the new health concern about chicken. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week.
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san francisco's tech boom is beginning to trickle down to the city's public schools. today sales force pledged $2.7 million for san francisco's unified school district. it's all part of mayor ed lee's push to encourage tech companies to devote more time and money to the city's schools. $1.5 million from salesforce donation will go toward buying tablets for students. company founder marc benioff who
grew up on the peninsula said the money will also go toward training teachers. >> certainly to have a great job in our economy, having a technology background really helps. technology is the not the only answer. these principals need a financial investment and also need extra help and people in those schools. >> why did this happen? >> mayor lee says other tech companies like zynga and auto desk have pledged to make donations. special recognition for san francisco's china town. the unique architecture and community identity prompted the american planning association to name it a top ten great neighborhood. city of san francisco gets a lot of credit for protecting the area's identity. over the years its limited high-rise buildings in the area, adopted plans aimed at preserving the character. chinatown is known as the most densely populated neighborhood west of new york city. still ahead here at 6:00, his mother thought he was at a friend's house but he was in another state. how a child stowaway is renewing questions about airline safety. i'm sam brock.
the u.s. cannot default on its debt. at least that's what several top republicans are saying to calm fears. but is it true? can we really pay the bills we have to pay and avoid default at all costs? "reality check" is coming up next. i can't afford to have anybody waste my time and that's what they're doing. >> and she says she's angry and doesn't have much time left. one bay area woman fighting back against the government shutdown. compassionate plea, up next.
she's the nation's oldest full-time park ranger and she is not happy about the shutdown. the 92-year-old woman lives right here in the bay area and says the government is wasting her time. and her time is precious. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd is live at richmond at visitors center where the woman works. >> reporter: she does work here at the national visitors center here in richmond and located around the corner from this huge building. this woman is amazing. she has more energy than i do and basically just wants to get back to work. >> my family, but she was -- this is my greatgrandmother. >> reporter: betty reid showed us pictures of her family, it was evident that he is living history. and she says the government shutdown is standing in her way of sharing that history. >> i feel like i am being given
the privilege of helping to shape a national park and who can resist that? my mother lived to be 101. >> reporter: at 92, she is the nation's oldest full-time park ranger. and she is not happy that she is now furloughed. >> my last decade, and i can't afford to have anybody waste my time and that's what they're doing. >> reporter: she gives tours here at the rosie the riveter world war ii home front national h historical park in richmond. she's working on a project that will honor the women who worked in factories during wartime. they are called rosies. she is known to a lot of people in the bay area including richmond police captain mark gagan. >> i see why she's so successful in not only bringing attention to what was accomplished in the past, but also what her vision for the future is. that's to bring more people here to richmond to celebrate what the rosies accomplished. >> reporter: she wants to finish the project and she says the shutdown is not helping. the rosie the riveter story is
intertwined in her own life story. >> we're part of the american narrative. >> reporter: her great-grandmother was a slave. a lot of change has occurred over those 70 years. she wants to get back to doing what she does best. >> i had a life going that was weld planned and it was purposeful. and that's been interrupted. >> reporter: i am told that the rosie the riveter project will go on as scheduled next week. despite the shutdown. and soskin says she just wants to bet back at her desk and start working on it. reporting live, nbc bay area news. >> we can understand why. thank you very much. more details on the government shutdown. week two is upon us. more than 350,000 defense department employees have been ordered back to work.
now, workers at the pentagon and military bases across the country have been deemed essential. as for the bigger picture, couple of dozen house republicans afrgree with the president. democrats say speaker john boehner will not allow a vote. >> the truth of the matter is, there are enough republicans and democratic votes in the house of representatives right now to end the shutdown. >> the president says he's willing to deal after the shutdown ends and the debt ceiling has been hiked. the debt ceiling deadline is ten days away. americans are hoping for a quick solution in all this, but if no deal is struck before we hit that debt ceiling, the u.s. will not default on its debts. >> at least not according to kentucky senator rand paul. in tonight's "reality check" nbc's sam brock investigates the claim that the u.s. can pay its debts. >> that's perhaps a bit of optimism. rand paul is one of several high profile republicans making this argument. don't worry. the u.s. cannot default and will
not default on its debt because we can prioritize our debt payments above everything else in the government. is that true? we have the money to do it but there's nothing in federal law that says we can do it. it's one of several reasons that paul's statement is completely false. the markets are a little shaky right now. starting to side on fears the u.s. might default on its debt. but don't worry, kentucky senator rand paul says it can't happen. >> we bring in $250 billion in taxes every month. our interest payment is $20 billion. tell me why we would ever default. we have legislation called the full faith and credit act and it tells the president you must pay the interest on the debt. >> reporter: paul is referring to this piece of legislation, hr807, according to the congressional website passed the house in may. but it hasn't even been voted on in the senate yet. meaning it's not law. >> motion is laid upon the table. >> reporter: in fact, there are no laws on the book to this
effect. >> the notion that the administration can just prioritize certain payments over others, first of all, that's illegal. >> reporter: berkeley law professor, david, spent two years working for the u.s. treasury's office of tax policy. he's seen firsthand how the u.s. paid its bills and said if there were a constitutional authority to prioritize u.s. debt payments the treasury actually isn't set up to do it. >> right now treasury systems are designed to pay bills in the order they come in. there is no programming in order to prioritize payments. that's largely because it's illegal to prioritize payments. >> reporter: as for paul's contention that we have more than enough money to pay our debts, technically that is correct. the latest report from the congressional budget office, an independent and nonpartisan agency that analyzes budgetary issues found the u.s. has upcoming interest payments in the next month of $6 billion and $30 billion. we take in several hundred billion in a typical month, but
even here, there's little reason to celebrate. >> it's entirely possible. even if all interest payments are paid that just the uncertainty and chaos surrounding the illegality could create a financial crisis worse than the one we're currently recovering from. the key point is that no one knows. it's impossible to predict. >> and another concern that is raised, if we start prioritizing our debt payments, how do all the other services get paid out? social security before medicare. medicare before defense. defense before education. who the heck knows. the only thing that's clear is the u.s. doesn't have the constitutional or logistical backing to guarantee you the american taxpayer that you won't be suffering the consequences of a default. the statement is false. i'm sam brock. that's today's "reality check." a special u.s. marine unit formed after the benghazi attack is on high alert this morning. the crisis response unit was activated following the raid to seize al qaeda operatives over the weekend.
libya is calling the raid an illegal kidnapping. kerry defended the raid today and said the libyan government was well aware. >> and, of course, we regularly consult with our friends in the region. we consult regularly with the libyan government on a range of security and counterterrorism issues. >> "the new york times" reports that the suspect alibi was flown to new york to face federal charges to various al qaeda plots including the 1998 u.s. embassy bombing in nairobi, ken wra. a boy sneaks on to a plane and ends up in las vegas. now officials are going through security video to figure out how this happened. the 9-year-old boy was able to board a delta flight last thursday without a ticket. he was finally questioned when they landed in nevada. the flight crew became suspicious mid-flight because the boy wasn't on their list of unattended minors. >> all of this since 9/11 has
been to keep us safer and it has, but still we have gaping holes and this was a perfect example of it. >> stow swrn aways like this case are rare especially with children. the boy's family says he ran away earlier thursday then was able to board that flight. coming up, the $100 bill gets a makeover. the security features that will make this hard to counterfeit. and good evening, i'm jeff ranieri. sunny and warm to start off the week but major changes on the way. that does include some rainfall. we're going to track that for you in the full forecast with your seven day coming up in a few minutes.
in "health matters" a s salmonella outbreak sickened 300 people mostly in california. the word, outbreak connected to foster farms chicken packaged at three facilities in the state. the usd ark has not linked the illness to a specific type of chicken. the number on your screen are the ones you need to watch out for. we listed those on our website, nbcbayarea.com. are your kids more likely to eat junk food if their favorite athlete promotes it? a new study in the journal "pediatrics" looked at more than 500 brands associated with top athletes. lebron james, peyton manning, is a reena williams had the most food and drink endorsements and made up a majority of the marketing campaigns for junk foods. many of the ads are aimed at young teens. doctors say athletes promoting unhealthy food may be sending mixed messages to kids.
after a long delay, the new high-tech $100 bill comes out tomorrow. now on the surface it looks similar to the one we currently have. the new bill has an array of features designed to thwart counterfeiters. a feature, a bright blue 3-d security ribbon with images that move in the opposite direction from the way the bill is being tilted. now, if you still have the old $100 bills sitting around, don't worry, officials say they'll still work, they'll be okay but will eventually be fazed out as warn out bills are returned to federal facilities. >> fancy. >> do we know anyone that carricarry s $100 bills? >> that would have to be you. i never have a dollar in my pocket. >> how are you doing, jeff? >> we're doing good. not a $100 forecast. let's go for $1 million. oh, yes. >> sounds like ryan seacrest. >> let's take a live look outside at the camera network. see cloud cover moving over palo alto. we'll track more on the seven-day forecast in just a few
minutes. ranieri, ouch. sea crest thing. >> my sports aren't worth two bits. welcome to the xfinity sports desk. raiders brought in matt flynn to be the face of the franchise. things haven't gone as planned. flynn is no longer part of the plan. the a's bats are heating up. so are their tempers. a wild game in detroit with emotions as an all-time high. highlights next from the aforementioned xfinity sports desk.
>> reporter: it was a foeng call that randy schecman always hoped for each year and never got until today. the nobel prize committee for medicine called at 1:30 this morning to say he was one of this year's winners. >> i sat down and called my family, called my father first. 86 years old. he's been waiting for this for years. so he was very excited. i called my children. got them up in the middle of the night. they were incredulous. >> reporter: the 64-year-old is a professor of molecular and cell biology at uc berkeley. he won the top prize with two others. it was announced in sweden today. a german researcher who works out of yale rein another local, stanford university professor thomas suedhof. he got the call in spain where he's giving a lecture. >> it was a total surprise. i did not expect it at all. so i was stunned. >> reporter: the scientists won the prize for helping to solve the mystery of how cells organize their transport systems. and in turn, that has helped researchers get a better
understanding of diabetes, neurological diseases and immune system disorders. suedhof ee suedhof's wife never says thomas never expected or strived or the nobel prize but took great pride in doing great work in science. >> no, he really wasn't thinking about it, which is why i think it's so nice because he caught completely off guard and i think he totally deserves it. >> reporter: the three scientists will share the $1.2 million prize. janelle wang, nbc bay area news. >> and congratulations to both of them. we're fortunate to have them in the bay area. let's bring in chief meteorologist jeff ranieri talking about our changing forecast. >> we have a storm track ridging, a lot of activity in canada and also washington. see the cloud cover on the satellite loop. that storm track is going to shift off to the south throughout this week and will allow us the possibility of showers. get this, also a nice cool rush of fall air as we head throughout midweek. see gilroy this past sunday, 89 degrees. felt down the 90s to a lot of
you. wednesday, 71, san francisco. 83 on sunday. nice warm, balmy day. down to 68 by the midweek. half moon bay from 80 to 64. safe to say you need to start finding the jackets because with temperatures anticipated in the low 70s for daytime highs, that means a lot of us will have 60s for most of the day as we head throughout the end of the week forecast. for tomorrow, it's not going to be extremely cold. nor the coldest day of the week. we'll start off with a bit of cloud cover at 5:00 a.m. temperatures coldest for interior valleys. jumper 40s and low 50s. by 11:00 a.m., we get close to the 70s and plenty of sunshine before the lunch hour. sky camera network now does show continued clear skies throughout most of san jose. we're tracking high-level clouds coming on by with the cool front. overall, the south bay rain season right now, 200% of normal. doing good when it comes to the current rain season, but, of course, had such a huge deficit last year. we have a lot to make up for. current drought in place as well. emeryville, see as the sun sets a beautiful array of cloud cover
right now across the bay and relatively calm waters inside the bay. still a small craft advisory at our coastline. overall, tomorrow, temperatures will begin to lower. we're going to gradually see things get cooler each and every day throughout the forecast. 80 in san jose 8. 80 in gilroy. throughout the east bay, temperatures are going to reflect similar conditions here. our air mass starts to change up above. it's going to help everyone to see changes that are going to mirror each other. 78 in danville. 80 in livermore. 78 in pleasanton. 73 in al pla need do. san francisco, 70. awesome in downtown. 67 for bodega bay. oakland and berkeley, temperatures in the mid 70s. wet weather changes for the midweek forecast. it's not a big storm system. the second thing, it's going to take a drier storm track down the central valley of california. without it tapping into a ton of pacific moisture, we don't think we're going to see high rainfall totals. what you'll see in our rain
future cast is as we advance this on wednesday, the bulk of the moisture we anticipate to fall will likely be across the sierra and to the south of us. for most of the bay area, we're going to see the possibility here of some isolated showers in the forecast. again, with the dry storm track, it's going to be too hard to call on exactly who will get those showers at one time. overall throughout wednesday, we'll keep the isolated shower chance in the forecast. note those temperatures again from mid 80s today down to mid 70s by wednesday. we'll have 60s at the bay and coast. thursday, sunny skies return. also into friday. we stay on this frietrend, awes fall air for saturday and sunday and columbus day next monday, clear skies and temperatures in the upper 70s. a speed bump in the midweek forecast but it's par for the course this time of the year. a lot of people are probably looking forward to a new more raindrops. >> okay. thank you very much, jeff. les turn things over to comcast sportsnet newsroom. jim is standing there by live
for us. jim, one more game. all we need. we are getting toward that world series, mister. >> that's what i like to hear. let's get it moving here. is it time for panic in detroit? game three of the alds in the motor city. a's hoping to take a two games to one lead on the tigers. regular season, a's took 3 of 4 in detroit. could jared parker put the athletics in the driver's seat? that's an auto industry play on words. a's/tigers game three. series tied the at one. anibal sanchez. he's giving up three home runs to seth smith all time. top of the fifth. game tied at three. brandon moss. this is a dart. a drive to right that's gone. the a's take the lead 4-3. two hitters later, remember the seth smith tidbit? seth smith hits one all the way to toledo, at least the university of toledo sign. two-run homer. where's the home run tunnel? orange slices all around. a's lead 6-3 bottom of the ninth. 6-3 still.
this is not safe for children. players had to be separated. benches clearing. later on in the at-bat, martinez lines out to right. ba a's win 6-3 and take the series lead. the a's push the tigers to the brink of elimination. grant balfour's raging confrontation pushed emotions to the boiling point and changed this series. >> he wants to come out here, so i told him, hey, if you got a problem, come on out. so, you know, i'm not going to back down to anyone. not going to let these guys intimidate any. >> i'm not a rookie, to let me intimidate with [ bleep ] like that. i don't take that [ bleep ]. >> balfour likes to win a staredown until someone looks away. that's his thing. it's always been his thing. then bal just asked him what his problem was. i don't think he really liked that even more and then it kind of blew up. >> reporter: in a series dominated by pitching the a's
bats found a way to break through in a big way. >> we stick to, you know, swinging and missing and hitting the ball out of the park. one factor we're going to keep working with. it seems to be our working thing. so we're not going to get away from that. >> reporter: the a's are 11-3 win leading a playoff series 2-1. this team feels it has more than stats in its favor. after talking with the players they tell me they're humble and still yet taking it one game at a time. they felt this victory was big, giving them confidence they could come out tuesday and finish the job off in detroit. at comerica park, kate longworth, nbc bay area news. to football we go. raiders win on sunday night. their quarterback. the backup, matt flynn, has been released by the raiders. a $6.5 million experiment that went terribly wrong. terrelle pryor taking away some of the sting. the raiders traded a 2014 fifth-round pick and conditional selection to seattle for flynn and his career with the raiders is over. >> i don't know exactly what the reason was, you know, why it
didn't work, but, you know, i -- it just, it didn't work, and terrelle came in and took over the job and he's earned the position that he's in. and so we just felt like it was probably best to go ahead and move on from that. to the 49ers. they crushed the houston texans 34-3 on sunday night football. you saw it here on nbc bay area. and what stood out most to head coach jim harbaugh was the four turnovers forced by san francisco's defense which he compared to a jar of olives. >> well, you open it up and brand new can of olives and turn it over and no olives come out. they're packed in there so darn tight but you get one to come out, just pluck one out of there and they didn't want to come out, they're just flying out of the jar. so hopefully that's the case for us defensively. >> wouldn't it be more like a can of nuts when the snakes jump
out? that would have been a better one. goods news, 49ers fans. michael crabtree posted this rehab video on instagram. tentatively scheduled for a return in november i'm more known for the spoon and fork drill when rehabbing or no rehabbing. also 16 ounce curls. sometimes just 12. kings/warriors tonight. 7:30 p.m. see it on comcast sportsnet bay area. i vow to you we'll have highlights at 11:00, not of me. >> be careful with your rehab. >> i'll have you over to my house. >> there's alts 22 ounce curls. >> i'm a little fellow. >> the a's tomorrow wrap it up. waiting just in case for round two would be what? the red sox or rays? >> yes. red sox and rays, they're playing a big one right now. red sox had a two games to none lead then were up in the game three 3-0. it's been tied now in the bot tom of the eighth inning.
voters approve more than a quarter a billion dollars for this. tonight at 11:00, we investigate a classic bait and switch. our chief investigative reporter joins us from newsroom with some of the details of the investigation. >> raj, voters said they liked the idea back in 2010. they approved a $268 million bond measure to improve classrooms and facilities in the san jose evergreen community college district. tonight at 11:00, we dig into how that money is getting spent.
are voters getting what they were promised? this is what taxpayers were told they were get, run down and damaged votech buildings built in 1952. they're filled with exposed wiring, significant water damage and broken windows. in black and white, the bond said the money would go to construct the vocational technology building. now, that's not happening. >> what voters approved in the bond measure in 2010 is not going to be built. >> i'm appalled because we were told we were going to have a new building for our students to walk into the future to teach these students upgraded skills. >> not happening? >> not happening, no. >> tonight at 11:00, we take you inside the rundown 60-year-old classrooms and we will show you where the money is going instead. raj, see you at 11:00. >> okay. thank you, tony. all right. well, finally tonight, miley cyr
cyrus' weekend aperi perioppear "saturday night live" is getting great reviews. a morning concert on the "today" show where she told matt lauer she's actually not looking back. >> focusing on right now and continuing what i'm doing because everything, i'm the happiest i've been in my whole life. i'm happy to be here. >> 20-year-old says she has no regrets about her controversial performance at the music awards. she says she never intends to offend anyone and says her fans are young like she is and that they get what she's doing. >> they were having fun on the "today" show. i saw the performance. >> yes they were. >> thanks for joining us at 6:00. hope you have a great evening. >> see you at 11:00. bye-bye.
>> miley cyrus, moments after snl. was she a hit or miss? now on "extra." ♪ ♪ ♪ >> i just don't think we should do that wrecking ball skit. >> what? >> miley roasts miley. the snl's score card today. >> i would chose magnificent. >> and then inside the night afterparty, did she hook up with liv tyler's ex? >> plus, hitting the "today" show in the shortest shorts ever. her jab at matt lauer about his sex life. >> then you're really definitely not sexual. >> halle's baby news. where we found her hours before going into delivery.